ANZOS & Breakthrough Discoveries 2018 Joint ConferenceOctober 16 - 18, 2018 Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

Breakfast Symposia

Wednesday Breakfast Session

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Supported by Novo Nordisk



Thursday Breakfast Session: Why is obesity so hard to treat and what are the evidence based strategies?

Topic: Why is obesity so hard to treat and what are the evidence based strategies?

Time: 7:00 - 8:00am
Date: Thursday 18th October
Professor Michael Cowley – Professor of Physiology, Monash University Professor 
John Dixon – Baker IDI

This session is proposed as 2X25 min presentations with 10 minutes for questions.

This session will present the role of the brain in maintaining body weight, in particular highlighting the hormonal control mechanisms that make it difficult for patients to lose weight and keep it off. In addition, a second speaker will discuss the currently available pharmacological options for managing obesity. Emphasis will be paid as to how to employ pharmacological agents in managing patient’s weight, whilst discussing the role of lifestyle changes and surgical options to utilize the best available evidence in giving patient’s with obesity the best chance of success.
iNova trusts the following outline is sufficient and welcomes the opportunity to discuss the above proposal with the organizing committee.

Should further information be required please do not hesitate to contact your iNova contact Troy Czaja: 

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Supported by iNova Pharmaceuticals

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